Vulnerable children

Supporting vulnerable children online may require specialist support. See articles and resources to help vulnerable children navigate the online risks that they may face and organisation that can give further support.

Recommended Articles

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Supporting children’s body image in the online world
Monday marked the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (28 February - 6 March 2022). Although only a small minority ...
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How to help LGBTQ+ children find safe online communities and resources
If your child has identified or thinks they identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, there are hundreds of online ...
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Right to Roam – with a Digital Passport
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next ...

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Recommended Policy & guidance

Policy & guidance
Internet Matters’ response to draft Online Safety Bill
See our response to the Online Safety Bill, which sets out the government’s plans for a new regulatory regime addressing ...

Recommended Research

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Gaps in practice around the online lives of vulnerable children
Vulnerable children tend to have a team of services that interact with them. A research study aimed to explore how ...
Research
How can we support vulnerable children in the digital world?
The report explores how children's vulnerabilities offline can help us to identify online risks.